Russian officials on Monday reported that a gunman killed nine people, including five children at a school in Russia before committing suicide.
The reason for the shooting in Izhevsk, the capital of the Udmurtia region about 970 kilometres (600 miles) east of Moscow, remained unknown.
According to the interior ministry’s Udmurtia branch, police discovered the gunman’s body at the scene.
According to Russia’s Investigative Committee, the attacker killed nine people before committing suicide.
According to the report, the victims included five children, two teachers, and two security guards.
In recent years, there have been several school shootings in Russia.
In the city of Kazan in May 2021, a teen gunman killed seven children and two adults.
An armed man killed two children and a teacher at a kindergarten in the central Ulyanovsk region in April 2022 before committing suicide.